a.1.(Chem.) Applied to an acid having in each molecule two atoms of sulphur in the higher state of oxidation.
Disulphuric acid
a thick oily liquid, H2S2O7, called also Nordhausen acid (from Nordhausen in the Harts, where it was originally manufactured), fuming sulphuric acid, and especially pyrosulphuric acid. See under Pyrosulphuric.
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The oxidation of thiolic groups of hemoglobin leads to the formation of disulphuric bindings inside subunits and between subunits of hemoglobin, which leads to the formation of intramolecular cross-binding and intermolecular bindings as well as the formation of insoluble aggregates [55].